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Oceanography

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  • Ocean of Lifeby Callum Roberts

    Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available

    In this revelatory book, Callum Roberts uses his lifetime's experience working with the oceans to show why they are the most mysterious places on earth, their depths still largely unexplored. In The Ocean of Life we get a panoramic tour beneath the seas: Why do currents circulate the way do? Where exactly do they go? How has the chemistry of the... more...

  • Rising Seasby Vivien Gornitz

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 39.99

    The Earth?s climate is already warming due to increased concentrations of human-produced greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, and the specter of rising sea level is one of global warming?s most far-reaching threats. Sea level will keep rising long after greenhouse gas emissions have ceased, because of the delay in penetration of surface warming to... more...

  • Climate Change and the Oceansby Robin Warner; Clive Schofield

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    Climate Change and the Oceans investigates the effects of climate change on the ocean environment and its implications for maritime activities, both globally and within the Asia Pacific region. This detailed work draws together informed opinion from a range of disciplines to examine the impacts of climate change on marine and coastal areas and review... more...

  • Frozen Earthby Doug Macdougall

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    In this engrossing and accessible book, Doug Macdougall explores the causes and effects of ice ages that have gripped our planet throughout its history, from the earliest known glaciation?nearly three billion years ago?to the present. Following the development of scientific ideas about these dramatic events, Macdougall traces the lives of many of the... more...

  • Estuarine Researchby L Cronin

    Elsevier Science 1975; US$ 72.95

    Chemistry, Biology, and the Estuarine System is the first volume of a series launched by Estuarine Research Foundation to present information and concepts regarding the estuaries in the world. The contents of this volume are papers presented in a conference held in South Carolina in October 1973. The book is divided into three major subject areas,... more...

  • Climate Dynamicsby Kerry H. Cook

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 65.00

    Climate Dynamics is an advanced undergraduate-level textbook that provides an essential foundation in the physical understanding of the earth's climate system. The book assumes no background in atmospheric or ocean sciences and is appropriate for any science or engineering student who has completed two semesters of calculus and one semester of... more...

  • Ocean Modeling in an Eddying Regimeby Matthew W. Hecht; Hiroyasu Hasumi

    Wiley 2013; US$ 128.00

    Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 177. This monograph is the first to survey progress in realistic simulation in a strongly eddying regime made possible by recent increases in computational capability. Its contributors comprise the leading researchers in this important and constantly evolving... more...

  • Ocean Circulationby Andreas Schmittner; John C. H. Chiang; Sidney R. Hemming

    Wiley 2013; US$ 124.00

    Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 173. The ocean's meridional overturning circulation (MOC) is a key factor in climate change. The Atlantic MOC, in particular, is believed to play an active role in the regional and global climate variability. It is associated with the recent debate on... more...

  • Sea Surface Sound '94by M.J. Buckingham; J.R. Potter

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1996; US$ 164.00

    Understanding and constructively using natural sound in the ocean has become of prime importance with the shift of emphasis to protecting the environment and exercising responsible global resource management which has followed the end of the Cold War. Especially now that we realise that marine mammals and other inhabitants of the oceans are threatened... more...

  • The Earth as a Cradle for Lifeby Frank D. Stacey; Jane H. Hodgkinson

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 91.00

    The Earth as a Cradle for Life aims to fill the gap between readers who have a strong and informed scientific interest in the environment (but no access to the journal literature), and their desire for a basic understanding of the environment. It provides a comprehensive account, and requires no advanced mathematical skills. It will also satisfy a... more...